An Introduction to Haskell, Part 1: Why Haskell
Subject:   Yes Lambda Calculus, No Haskell
Date:   2007-05-24 12:22:34
From:   SDiZ
Perl support Lambda Calculus well, it is logical, it's procedural, it's object oriented, it's functional, it's TIMTOWTOI. Why use a "pure" functional language like Haskell?
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  • Yes Lambda Calculus, No Haskell
    2007-05-25 15:49:56  Yegor [View]

    Unlike dynamic/scripting languages, languages with static typing (Haskel, OCaml) catch huge number of programming errors on compilation phase.
    Do not confuse it with C++/Java static typing - Haskel and OCaml usually much more expressive.